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  1. CP 9531 Eastbound at 85th Street

    CP 9531 Eastbound at 85th Street

    It's spring in Calgary - That means brown grass, a few green shoots, and snowfall as unpredictable as a wounded boar. Here's 672, an eastbound potash train, coming into Calgary with the rocky mountains in the background.
  2. 400-02 at Massive West

    400-02 at Massive West

    Hammering the frog at 40MPH at the west switch of Massive Siding
  3. Eastbound 400 at Massive West

    Eastbound 400 at Massive West

    400-02 hammers the frog at 40MPH, headed for points east on a fabulous fall day
  4. Austin Creek trestle

    Austin Creek trestle

    A closer view of Austin Creek Trestle on Mullan Pass
  5. Scenic Mullan Pass

    Scenic Mullan Pass

    One can get a feel for the beauty of the Mullan Pass area & the surrounding mountains from several scenic points along Mullan Pass road. In the distance, you can see one of two major trestles on the Mullan Pass route.
  6. Rocky Mountains

    Rocky Mountains

    An Old Postcard from the 1950's.. Mt MacDonald East Portal...Connaught Tunnel...CPR Steam Locomotive
  7. Twilight on the Foss River Bridge

    Twilight on the Foss River Bridge

    The approaching roar of the GE's on the point of this EB stack train was quite a prelude to the light show captured while the train crossed the snbow covered Foss River bridge.
  8. Climbing The Blues

    Climbing The Blues

    A UP manifest train climbs through freshly fallen snow in Oregon's Blue Mountains between Motanic and Nordeen. The 6 new inches of snow overnight did nothing to deter normal railroad operations.
  9. Super Fruit

    Super Fruit

    One of the few Z trains to assault Oregon's Blue Mountains is the Z-SKWAP (and WASK) better known as the "Super Fruit". This train is designated to haul fruit products from a facility near Wallula, WA to the Midwest and is made up entirely of refrigerator cars. Here the empty refers...
  10. Almost There

    Almost There

    A variety of power has been used over the years in Oregon's Blue Mountains. Heavy grain trains, such as this GS-BRSE, used to be split in two and assigned 2 SD40-2s on either end. Today's operations see full grain trains with 3 4,000 horsepower units on the point and 4 more 3/4 of the way...
  11. Across the Baker Valley

    Across the Baker Valley

    On cold December morning UP's M-PCHK rolls west across the Baker Valley of northeast Oregon. As is typical for December in the valley, the wind is blowing around 30 mph causing drifts on the highways. No wonder this location is called North Powder!
  12. Blue Mountains of Northeast Oregon

    Blue Mountains of Northeast Oregon

    Eastbound at Nordeen.
  13. Blue Mountains of Northeast Oregon

    Blue Mountains of Northeast Oregon

    Eastbound at Nordeen.
  14. " S " Turn

    " S " Turn

    UP Eastbound Stack Train
  15. Homestake Pass

    Homestake Pass

    A picture of a trestle on the west side of Homestake Pass, which crosses the continental divide just east of Butte, Mt. The tracks on Homestake Pass are owned by BNSF & are currently inactive, although Montana Rail Link is looking into reopening the pass to relieve congestion on Mullan...
  16. Lower Spiral Tunnels and Yoho Valley

    Lower Spiral Tunnels and Yoho Valley

    Post Cards from the Past CPR Mainline through the Rockie Mountains in British Columbia, Canada
  17. Lower Spiral Tunnel

    Lower Spiral Tunnel

    Post Cards from the Past CPR Mainline through the Rockie Mountains in British Columbia, Canada
  18. Kicking Horse Canyon

    Kicking Horse Canyon

    Post Cards from the Past. CPR Mainline through the Rockie Mountains in British Columbia, Canada
  19. Mountain Reflection

    Mountain Reflection

    Two SD40-2s and a SD45-2 lead an eastbound stack train over Marias Pass. The train is descending the hill as it approaches Bison siding on July 16, 2003.
  20. Mountains & trains @ Livingston

    Mountains & trains @ Livingston

    An SD45 & a GP9 can be seen here at MRL's Livingston yard by the Livingston Rebuild Center with the Beartooth/Absorka range visible in the background. Location: Livingston, Mt Date: April 2006 Railroad: MRL Locomotive/ train: SD45, GP9



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